Category Archives: Family Dentistry

How to replace a single missing tooth

A missing tooth can cause a patient to have feelings of reduced self-confidence and make them feel as though they need to avoid social interactions. Not only can one or more missing teeth cause aesthetic issues with the smile, it can also effect speaking and eating efficiency. Patients might find themselves covering their mouth with […]

Why your dentist recommends fluoride

If you’ve been to the dentist recently, you’ve probably heard about fluoride. This mineral is naturally occurring in many foods and in drinking water. You may also be aware that fluoride is a treatment that can be requested by a patient to their dentist. Learn more about why fluoride treatments are often used in protecting […]

What does your tongue say about your oral health?

Our tongues play a key role in not only allowing us to taste and swallow food, but it can also be an indicator of certain health problems. The tongue offers clues to patients and their dentist about overall health and wellness, and may help pinpoint common conditions. Many patients are unaware of how much their […]

How are x-rays used in dentistry?

Dentists such as Dr. Thomas J. DeStefano want to provide the best care possible to patients in the practice. While a visual examination can be used to spot some concerns, it does not give them the full picture of a patient’s overall oral health. Thanks to dental x-rays (or radiographs), dentists have the ability to […]

What are the benefits of a family dentist?

Having a family dentist is critical in helping the entire household maintain good oral health and healthy habits. Our team of professionals at DeStefano Dentistry are pleased to offer a wide selection of services patients of all ages to ensure treatment and monitoring of oral health at every stage of one’s life. Children have different […]

How often should you change your toothbrush?

Patients who are interested in obtaining better dental health and wellness are often interested in learning more about general dentistry and home healthcare. While most patients know to brush their teeth after every meal and to floss at least once a day, patients may have questions for our dental team that they may be unsure […]

Family Dentistry, Pittsford, NY

Dr. DeStafano Provides Dentistry for the Entire Family!

When families are interested in quality care, they need to seek out a dentist who has a variety of options for patients young and old. Dr. Thomas J. DeStefano is a professional who is available to help patients of all ages in his state-of-the-art dental facility. His practice, located in Pittsford, NY, understands the importance […]

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Enjoy Family Dentistry in our Pittsford, NY area Dental Practice with Dr. Thomas J. DeStefano!

Patient in Pittsford, NY and the surrounding communities who are interested in receiving dental care for their entire family are welcome to book a consultation visit with DeStefano Dentistry. Dr. Thomas J. DeStefano and his staff provide pediatric dental care, as well as care for adults and seniors. No matter what your age, our professionals […]

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When Might I Require Tooth Extractions with My Dentist?

There are many situations in which patients may need to have their natural teeth extracted. Tooth extractions may be performed at DeStefano Dentistry for any number of reasons, including: Impacted teeth – the most common impaction occurs with the wisdom teeth or third molars. These teeth often do not have enough room to erupt through […]

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DeStefano Dentistry

600 Kreag Rd
Pittsford, NY 14534

Tel: 585.248.2383